fenestrule

noun

fe·​nes·​trule
fə̇ˈneˌstrül
plural -s
: one of the small openings between intersecting branches of a lacy bryozoan colony

Word History

Etymology

Latin fenestrula small window, diminutive of fenestra opening, window

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“Fenestrule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fenestrule. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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